Hong Kong shares end slightly down

Hong Kong stocks closed marginally lower Wednesday following three days of gains, with investors trading cautiously ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index inched down 7.13 points to 24,725.63.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.36 percent, or 11.76 points, to 3,283.92, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 0.91 percent, or 20.14 points, to 2,185.22.

ZAR/USD
16.89
(+0.54)
ZAR/GBP
21.72
(+0.88)
ZAR/EUR
19.84
(+0.21)
ZAR/AUD
12.04
(+0.30)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+0.92)
Gold
1896.70
(+0.79)
Silver
24.34
(+2.52)
Platinum
891.00
(+1.25)
Brent Crude
42.88
(+1.08)
Palladium
2306.00
(+2.92)
All Share
54506.88
(-0.39)
Top 40
50319.94
(-0.51)
Financial 15
10003.88
(+0.72)
Industrial 25
73358.17
(-0.86)
Resource 10
54053.58
(-0.58)
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